Category Archives: Five Element Feeding

May 2015 – Mid Month Update

May 2015 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Horse Temperament – How to avoid common horse health problems 2. Mentoring Program at Holistic Horsekeeping =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Horse Temperament – How to avoid common horse health problems One of the biggest advantages of knowing … Continue Reading »

March 2015 – Mid Month Update

March 2015 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Horse Temperament: 3 Top Supplements for the Cold Wood Horse Temperament 2. Mentoring Program at Holistic Horsekeeping =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Horse Temperament: 3 Top Supplements for the Cold Wood Horse Temperament The Cold Wood horse temperament … Continue Reading »

February 2015 – Mid Month Update

February 2015 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Horse Temperament: 3 Top Supplements for the Hot Wood Horse Temperament 2. Mentoring Program at Holistic Horsekeeping =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Horse Temperament: 3 Top Supplements for the Hot Wood Horse Temperament The Hot Wood horse temperament … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter February 2015

February 2015 Five Amazing Facts About Epigenetics Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 20, Number 2 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Five Amazing Facts About Epigenetics 2. Mentoring Program at Holistic Horsekeeping =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Five Amazing Facts About Epigenetics Epigenetics is the study of how external influences like diet affect the … Continue Reading »

January 2015 – Mid Month Update

January 2015 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Horse Temperament: 3 Top Foods for the Water Horse Temperament 2. Mentoring Program at Holistic Horsekeeping =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Horse Temperament: 3 Top Foods for the Water Horse Temperament The Water horse temperament type is a … Continue Reading »

December 2014 – Mid Month Update

December 2014 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: Horse Temperament: 3 Top Supplements for the Metal Horse Temperament =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* Horse Temperament: 3 Top Supplements for the Metal Horse Temperament The Metal horse temperament is generally an easy keeper who assimilates nutrients well. The organs … Continue Reading »

November 2014 – Mid Month Update

November 2014 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: Horse Temperament: 3 Top Supplements for an Earth Horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* Horse Temperament: 3 Top Supplements for an Earth Horse Feeding horses according to their Five Element type is a new, but valuable, concept. In addition to … Continue Reading »

October 2014 – Mid Month Update

October 2014 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: Horse Temperament: 3 Top Supplements for a Fire Horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* Horse Temperament: 3 Top Supplements for a Fire Horse Feeding horses according to their Five Element type is a new, but valuable, concept. In addition to … Continue Reading »

September 2014 – Mid Month Update

September 2014 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: Horse Temperament: The Number One Reason to Type your Horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* Horse Temperament: The Number One Reason to Type your Horse Five Element horse temperament typing is not always an easy thing to do. The Five … Continue Reading »

Finding the True Personality of Horses

Guest Blog From Larry Hannon, Professional Horseman Member AQHA Professional Horsemen Madalyn recently published a blog on discerning the true personality/temperament of horses that are so far out of balance that they are almost impossible to ‘TYPE’ correctly. I have run into that same predicament in my clinics, and find that it takes a lot … Continue Reading »

June 2014 – Mid Month Update

June 2014 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: Horse Temperament: The 3 Worst Things to Feed an Earth Horse =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* Horse Temperament: The 3 Worst Things to Feed an Earth Horse One of the advantages of understanding horse temperament is to know what foods … Continue Reading »

Horse Temperament: Gift, an Earth Mare with Cracked Hooves

There are many reasons for a horse to have cracked hooves such as poor nutrition, dry weather or dry weather alternating with wet weather. Infrequent or improper trimming can also cause hooves to crack but in Gift’s case none of these conditions existed.

Horse Temperament: Cody, a Silly Shao Yang

Cody was bought as a jumping prospect off the track. He had a lot of talent but he was not a consistent winner. As a Shao Yang horse temperament(Fire/Wood), Cody could be volatile and unpredictable when out of balance. I could certainly see how this affected his career as a racehorse because working on Cody … Continue Reading »

Horse Temperament: Kuffs, the Injured Racehorse

Horse Temperament typing is valuable for health issues as well as behavior. When you know the temperament you can more accurately predict problems or choose the most successful treatment for current challenges. Kuffs is an ex-racehorse who I was able to help more easily once I knew his temperament. I was able to use the … Continue Reading »

Horse Temperament: The Case of the Aggressive Metal Horse

Here is the history on Cooper, a Metal horse temperament, from his owner, Pat. She was so frustrated with Cooper’s aggressive behavior. Cooper is a 5 year old Quarterhorse gelding that stands 16 hands. He has been easy-going and calm since he has been a foal. When in the pasture with other horses, he has … Continue Reading »

Horse Temperament: Choosing the best horse supplement using the five element control cycle

Once you have determined the correct horse temperament you may ask, “What good does this do me?” Well for one thing it could help you chose the best horse supplements so you don’t waste money on products that are not a fit for your horse. Let’s look at some additional Five Element theory to see … Continue Reading »

Horse Temperament: Does your Earth horse get a swollen sheath?

I don’t know anyone who likes to clean a horse’s sheath. It is messy and the smell stays with you forever. Most horses that are out in pasture rarely need to have their sheaths cleaned because they are not exposed to lots of moist bedding and they can move around. That being said, the Earth … Continue Reading »

Horse Temperament: How to use typing to select horse supplements

Once you have determined the correct horse temperament you may ask, “What good does this do me?” Well for one thing it could help you chose the best horse supplements so you don’t waste money on products that are not a fit for your horse. Let’s look at some additional Five Element theory to see … Continue Reading »